By Peter Sluglett,Andrew Currie

ISBN-10: 1138821284

ISBN-13: 9781138821286

ISBN-10: 1138821306

ISBN-13: 9781138821309

This Atlas offers the most outlines of Islamic heritage from the instant pre-Islamic interval till the tip of 1920, that's, prior to such a lot components of the Muslim international grew to become sovereign kingdom states.

Each map is followed by means of a textual content that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are totally cross-referenced. the entire maps are in complete color: 18 of them are double-page spreads, and 25 are unmarried web page layouts. this is often an atlas of Islamic, now not easily Arab or Middle jap history; consequently it covers the whole Muslim global, together with Spain, North, West and East Africa, the Indian sub-continent, crucial Asia and South-East Asia. The maps aren't static, in that they convey transitions in the old interval to which they refer: for example, the phases of the 3 contemporaneous Umayyad, Fatimid and ‘Abbasid caliphates on Map 10, or the development of the Mongol invasions and the formation of many of the separate Mongol khanates among 1200 and 1300 on Map 21. utilizing the hottest cartographic and cutting edge layout suggestions, the maps holiday new flooring in illuminating the background of Islam.?

Brought correct modern with the addition of a Postscript detailing The Islamic global given that c.1900, a Chronology from 500 BCE to 2014, and extra endpaper maps illustrating The unfold of Islam during the a while and The Islamic global within the twenty first Century, the Atlas of Islamic History is an important reference paintings and a useful textbook for undergraduates learning Islamic heritage, in addition to people with an curiosity in Asian heritage, center East background and international heritage extra commonly.


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